In a bid to promote computer literacy skills at the Entebbe Calvary Christian School, the Entebbe Municipality Member of Parliament Hon. Rose Tumusiime fulfilled her pledge and delivered a set of computers to enable the school pupils and teachers acquire skills in information communication Technology (ICT). Hon. Tumusiime handed over the computers during the launch and dedication of a two-storied class room block at the Calvary Chapel Christian School on Thursday.
In her address, Hon. Tumusiime congratulated the Calvary outreach ministries for completing the building and hailed Pastor Craig Linquist (the founder of the Ministry) for his vision and initiative to support the needy children in Entebbe and complementing Government on the Universal Primary Education (UPE) Program including offering free lunch to the pupils.
“Completion of the building is a testimony that we serve a rich God. I would like to thank Pastor Craig Linquist who went beyond the church ministry and founded a school that is addressing the Educational and health challenges in Lugonjo-Nakiwogo. Allow me once again thank the Calvary Outreach ministries and their donors for transforming this area and adding value to the Municipality. Today information communication Technology (ICT) is no longer a luxury but a must and kids must be equipped with computer skills to enable them catch up with the fast moving competitive world”, Hon. Tumusiime stated.
She called on the parents to preserve and maintain the school facility and the computers and urged them to support the school’s programs and initiatives other than always waiting for support from Donors (whites).
Mayor Vincent Kayanja DePaul urged parents to love the school and impart discipline in their kids and revealed that Municipal Council will contribute Shs500, 000 towards purchasing furniture for the computer lab and library.
A total of Shs 9.4m was fundraised for the completion of the computer lab, funds that were raised through generous contributions from different corporate institutions in Entebbe. Out of the Shs9.4m, Shs 5.9m was contributed by Members of Parliament through Hon. Rose Tumusiime.
The Calvary Christian School Head Master Stanley Mayanja disclosed that 430 pupils including teachers will acquire computer skills. He revealed that the Computer Syllabus will be rolled out next year.